Insizwaite R070743

Name: Insizwaite
RRUFF ID: R070743
Ideal Chemistry: PtBi2
Locality: Strathcona Mine, Levack, Sudbury District (Sudbury Complex; Sudbury nickel irruptive), Ontario, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S103264 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tin white metallic massive associated with chalcopyrite and quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Pyrite (16) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070743
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Insizwaite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Wallbaum H J (1943) Die kristallstrukturen von Bi2Pt und Sn2Pt, Zeitschrift für Metallkunde, 35, 200-201

Cabri L J, Harris D C (1972) The new mineral insizwaite (PtBi2) and new data on niggliite (PtSn), Mineralogical Magazine, 38, 794-800   [view file]

Fleischer M (1973) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 58, 805-807   [view file]

Brese N E, Schnering H G (1994) Bonding trends in pyrites and a reinvestigation of the structures of PdAs2, PdSb2, PtSb2 and PtBi2, Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie, 620, 393-404